1. Family: Myrtaceae Juss.
    1. Genus: Eucalyptus L'Hér.
      1. Eucalyptus pilularis Sm.

        This species is accepted, and its native range is SE. Queensland to E. New South Wales.

    [FTEA]

    Myrtaceae, B. Verdcourt, B.Sc., Ph.D. Flora of Tropical East Africa. 2001

    Habit
    Tree to 70 m with grey-brown [red to black], fibrous bark on most of the trunk but white or yellow-grey and smooth above.
    Leaves
    Juvenile leaves opposite, sessile, broadly lanceolate to lanceolate; adult lanceolate, 9–16 cm long, 1.6–3 cm wide; petiole flattened or channelled, 1–2 cm long.
    Inflorescences
    Umbels 7–15-flowered; peduncle flattened, 1–1.7[2] cm long; pedicels angular, [2.5]3–6[7] mm long.
    Buds
    Buds clavate or fusiform; operculum conical or rostrate, 4–5 mm long, 3–5 mm wide.
    Calyx
    Calyx-tube obconical, 3–4 mm long, 3–5 mm wide.
    Fruits
    Fruits hemispherical or subglobose, 6–11 mm long, 7–11 mm wide with narrow to wide, ascending to descending disc and 4 flush or less often included valves.
    Figures
    Fig. 9/30.
    Distribution
    K3 K4 K5 T3

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    New South Wales, Queensland

    Introduced into:

    Hawaii, Kenya, New Zealand North, Tanzania

    Eucalyptus pilularis Sm. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Jul 3, 1973 Mueller, F J.H.von [s.n.], Queensland K000279833 isotype
    Jul 3, 1973 Mueller, F J.H.von [s.n.], Queensland K000279834 isotype
    leg. ign. [477], Australia K000279835 isotype
    leg. ign. [s.n.], New South Wales K000279836

    First published in Trans. Linn. Soc. London 3: 284 (1797)

    Accepted by

    • Govaerts, R., Sobral, N., Ashton, P., Barrie, F., Holst, B.K., Landrum, L.L., Matsumoto, K., Fernanda Mazine, F., Nic Lughadha, E., Proença, C. & al. (2008). World Checklist of Myrtaceae: 1-455. Kew Publishing, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
    • Govaerts, R. (2003). World Checklist of Selected Plant Families Database in ACCESS: 1-216203. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
    • Webb, C.J., Sykes, W.R & Garnock-Jones, P.J. (1988). Flora of New Zealand 4: 1-1365. R.E.Owen, Government Printer, Wellington.

    Literature

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    • Webb, C.J., Sykes, W.R & Garnock-Jones, P.J. (1988). Flora of New Zealand 4: 1-1365. R.E.Owen, Government Printer, Wellington.
    Flora of Tropical East Africa
    • Friis in Fl. Eth. 2 (2): 88, fig. 72.11 (1996).
    • Chippendale in Fl. Austral. 19: 156, fig. 57/u–v (1988).
    • J.P.M. Brenan, Check-lists of the Forest Trees and Shrubs of the British Empire no. 5, part II, Tanganyika Territory p. 372 (1949).
    • Sm. in Trans. Linn. Soc. London 3: 284 (1797).

    Sources

    Flora of Tropical East Africa
    Flora of Tropical East Africa
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    Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
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    Kew Backbone Distributions
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2019. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
    © Copyright 2017 World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

    Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2019. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
    © Copyright 2017 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0